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Beldenville man in 'fair' condition after Hager City-area crash
Wisconsin roundup: Vinehout still considering gubernatorial run; Walker open to using general tax revenues for roads; 9 more state news stories
Missing St. Croix River boater found alive, Minn. authorities say
Motorcyclist injured in Pierce County crash
Wisconsin roundup: Search continues for man missing on St. Croix River and more
crime and courts
Booters split in BRC
Netters fall to Hudson
Falcon roundup: Softball sweeps Martin Luther
Two UW-River Falls students advance to IHSA Hunter Seat Nationals
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Make a difference and meet 'Scrappy the Fish'
Family Fresh to hold drug take-back event
Choirs join together to bring joyful sound
Library to host ‘Maltese Falcon’
Little Golden Book, Gallery events, and River Falls Reads
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 2017 Board of Review
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/1/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 5/15/17 Public Hearing - Heise permit
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Bid Opening - Road Work Bids
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
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Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Letters to the Editor (April 20, 2017)
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Grateful this program survived the chopping block
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
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March 2, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Man faces charges for leaving baby in car at bar; Walker wants more lottery ads to boost property tax relief; 7 more state news stories
MENASHA — An eastern Wisconsin man faces criminal charges for allegedly leaving his baby daughter in a car for three hours while he was drinking in a tavern. Menasha police were called Wednesday afternoon to the Redliner Bar, where officials say the 53-year-old Chilton man was...
March 2, 2017 - 9:28am
March 1, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Survey ranks state 16th-best overall; GOP senator questions immunity provision in Harsdorf heroin legislation; 9 more state news stories
Wisconsin is the 16th best state in the nation, according to an inaugural ranking from U-S News and World Report. The magazine evaluated all 50 states in 68 categories ranging from crime to personal opportunity. Wisconsin's government scored the highest — the fifth best, mainly...
March 1, 2017 - 9:39am
February 28, 2017
St. Croix holds public transit open house
The St. Croix County Transit Planning Subcommittee is seeking public input on the feasibility of transit services within St. Croix County and between the county and frequented destinations in neighboring communities. A feasibility study, being conducted by the West Central Wisconsin...
February 28, 2017 - 3:15pm
Wisconsin roundup: Renewed push to stall Capitol's 'revolving door'; police union responds to trooper nametag issue; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Another Wisconsin lawmaker is proposing a one year waiting period on lawmakers becoming lobbyists after they leave the Legislature. But unlike past attempts, Assembly Democrat Dana Wachs of Eau Claire says his measure has a chance to succeed since colleagues of both parties...
February 28, 2017 - 9:59am
February 27, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker pitches state's insurance-for-poor plan to Trump; 3 more die in snowmobile crashes; 10 more state news stories
WASHINGTON — Gov. Scott Walker says the nation should adopt Wisconsin's program for giving health insurance to the poor. Walker and other governors met with President Donald Trump and his health secretary in Washington during the weekend, and the replacing of Obamacare was said...
February 27, 2017 - 8:34am
February 24, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
Thousands of Wisconsin school students have three day weekends, thanks to a snowstorm that could bring up to 12 inches in the western third of the state by Saturday morning. As of 6 a.m., about 90 of the state's 424 public school districts closed their doors Friday — and some made...
February 24, 2017 - 10:20am
February 23, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Vets ask Walker to reverse course on prevailing wage issue; could snowstorm save Birkie?; 7 more state news stories
MADISON — Wisconsin veterans asked Gov. Scott Walker Wednesday to change his mind about eliminating the prevailing wage law for public projects. Last year, lawmakers scaled back the requirement that contractors pay construction workers a minimum wage similar to what union employees...
February 23, 2017 - 8:24am
February 22, 2017
Walker proposes $11M funding injection at Willow River State Park
HUDSON — A dam project at Willow River State Park would receive a funding boost under a Gov. Scott Walker proposal announced Monday. The Republican...
February 22, 2017 - 9:58am
Wisconsin roundup: Evers, Holtz advance in state superintendent primary; weather blamed for western Wis. bridge collapse; 8 more state news stories
State public school Superintendent Tony Evers and challenger Lowell Holtz have advanced to the April fourth general election, after easy victories in Tuesday's primary.
February 22, 2017 - 8:41am
February 21, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Primary day arrives; western Wis. could see fallout from Minn. liquor bill; 8 more state news stories
It's primary election day in Wisconsin, but not even one of every 10 voters are expected to cast ballots. The only statewide race for is for public school superintendent, in which eight year incumbent Tony Evers faces challengers John Humphries and Lowell Holtz plus write in Rick...
February 21, 2017 - 10:21am
February 20, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Capitol streaker may have been drunk; one-quarter of Milwaukee's 911 calls not emergencies; 12 more state news stories
MADISON — Charges of lewd and lascivious behavior have been filed against a 22-year-old man accused of running completely naked in the Capitol Rotunda a little over two weeks ago. Capitol police have looked at video evidence of the Feb. 4 incident. Investigators say a little girl...
February 20, 2017 - 8:00am
U.S. Supreme Court to hear Troy town case in March
The family embroiled in a St. Croix County land dispute will present its case next month to the U.S. Supreme Court. Attorneys for the Murr family, which owns a small riverside parcel in the town of Troy, will make oral arguments March 20 to the high court. "My entire family is so...
February 20, 2017 - 5:00am
February 19, 2017
Salvage yard runs out of chances, loses license
The River Falls Town Board spent over an hour and a quarter at its Feb. 6 meeting discussing Automotive Recyclers salvage yard, W9880 710th Ave. When discussion ended, the board deciding not to renew its business license. Automotive Recyclers is owned by Somerset Auto Salvage, LLC....
February 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 18, 2017
Lions to EMS: Life-saving purchase
A $6,000 donation from the River Falls Lions Club to River Falls Emergency Medical Services will allow for the purchase of life-saving instruments....
February 18, 2017 - 5:00am
February 17, 2017
Construction boom part of 'year of wow'
River Falls' recent "State of the City" video looking back at 2016 declared it "The Year of Wow." The city especially had a "banner year" when...
February 17, 2017 - 5:06pm